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Thomas81

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Hi all,

First of all my compliments for this site, realy great way to meet people with the same passion ( in belgium there are not may people that practice this sport) Cause I start a course freediving in 4 weeks I would like to have some advice on what is the best way to prepare myself for the trainings...

Are there also some books that you guys can advise me on breathing techniques ? or yogha techniques ??

Thx in advance for your help
 

OceanSwimmer

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Welcome Thomas 81!
I'm a rank beginner :eek:...but from the advice of efattah and others, any yoga practice is helpful.
Please let us know about the Course when you finish, or as are able! What a great way to get some experience :)
Above all, be safe and have fun! Welcome to DeeperBlue!



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here's a good easy beginner one..
practise breathing from your belly

Lie on your back and put your hands really low down your tummy. Concentrate on breathing in really slowly and actually visualise the air moving all the way down to where your hands are. As you breath out, again nice and slow, imagine the breath starting where your hands are. Your abdomen should rise and fall. Keep your shoulders and chest relaxed.

If you have someone you are close enough to in your life.. you can get them to stand behind you and put their arms around your belly.. you should be able to make their hands rise and fall without actually just sticking your stomach out!

and no it doesn't look vey flattering but hey who cares

if you breath right you will hold your breath right..
just an idea to get you started, have fun

sam
 
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